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Ebel, et al. v. Engelhart, et al.

Docket No. 20230116
Oral Argument: Wednesday, October 4, 2023 2:45 PM

Docket Info

Title
Jacob Ebel, John Ebel, and Ordeen Ebel, Plaintiffs, Appellants,
and Cross-Appellees
v.
Yvonne Engelhart, as Personal Representative
of the Estate of Mark Lee Engelhardt; Defendant and Appellee
and
Mary DePuydt d/b/a/ DePuydt Law Office, Defendant
and
Tom Gross, Defendant, Appellee,
and Cross-Appellant
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : CONTRACTS
Appeal From
Case No. 2021-CV-00053
Southeast Judicial District, McIntosh County
Bradley Allen Cruff
2023 ND 234999 N.W.2d 187
Oral Argument 10/4/2023

Highlight

A district court judgment is reversed because the court misapplied the law by applying the statute of frauds when it was not specifically pled under N.D.R.Civ.P. 8.

Rule 8(c), N.D.R.Civ.P., requires the statute of frauds to be specifically pled as an affirmative defense.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
07/19/2023 APPELLANT BRIEF View
08/09/2023 APPELLEE BRIEF (Gross) View
08/18/2023 APPELLEE BRIEF (Engelhart) View
08/23/2023 REPLY BRIEF View
08/28/2023 REPLY BRIEF (GROSS) View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Ian McLean - 07320
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE James Russell Maring - 06712
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Timothy P Hill - 04503
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Drew James Hushka - 08230

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 04/27/2023 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 04/27/2023 View
2 04/27/2023 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 05/01/2023 View
3 05/01/2023 Rec'd Filing Fee
4 05/01/2023 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV. View
5 05/01/2023 Notice served on Drew J. Hushka, James R. Maring, TimothyP. Hill, Joel M. Fremstad &
6 05/01/2023 James A. Teigland
7 05/04/2023 NOTICE OF CROSS APPEAL View
8 05/04/2023 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF CROSS-APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV. View
9 05/04/2023 Notice served on Drew J. Hushka, James R. Maring, Timothy P. Hill, Joel M. Fremstad &
10 05/04/2023 James A. Teigland
11 05/04/2023 Rec'd service on Depuydt View
12 05/30/2023 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED MAY 26, 2023 (ENTRY NOS. 1-146)(DEL. EVENTS #59 & #74) View
13 06/30/2023 All Transcripts Filed in Record
14 07/19/2023 APPELLANT BRIEF View
15 07/19/2023 Oral Argument Request by Appellant
16 07/21/2023 Rec'd corrections to ATB
17 07/24/2023 Rec'd 3 copies of ATB from CSD
18 07/26/2023 Rec'd Notice of Appearance of Lance E. Shurtleff for Appellee Mary DePuydt View
19 08/01/2023 Rec'd service for Notice of Appearance
20 08/09/2023 APPELLEE BRIEF (Gross) View
21 08/09/2023 Oral Argument Request by Appellee (Gross)
22 08/09/2023 Rec'd corrections to AEB (Gross)
23 08/10/2023 Rec'd 3 copies of AEB (Gross) back from CD
24 08/18/2023 APPELLEE BRIEF (Engelhart) View
25 08/18/2023 Rec'd corrections to AEB (Engelhart)
26 08/22/2023 Rec'd 3 coppies of AEB from CSD (Engelhart)
27 08/23/2023 REPLY BRIEF View
28 08/25/2023 Rec'd 3 copies of RYB back from CD
29 08/28/2023 REPLY BRIEF (GROSS) View
30 08/29/2023 Rec'd 3 copies of RYB (Gross) back from CD
31 09/21/2023 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
32 10/04/2023 APPEARANCES: Drew J. Hushka & Timothy P. Hill
33 10/04/2023 ARGUED: Drew J. Hushka & Timothy P. Hill
34 10/04/2023 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
35 12/15/2023 DISPOSITION
36 12/15/2023 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Tufte, Jerod E. View
37 12/15/2023 Judgment View
38 12/15/2023 Costs on appeal taxed in favor of Appellants under N.D.R.App.P 39
39 01/08/2024 MANDATE